Orlando Pirates return to continental action this afternoon when they host ES Setif in the CAF Confederation Cup and below is how they lineup.
A victory today will all but secure Josef Zinnbauer’s Orlando Pirates side’s progression into CAF Confederation Cup last eight while ES Setif will be effectively knocked out.
Orlando Pirates overcame their shocking drubbing at the hands of Mamelodi Sundowns with a fighting 2-0 victory over Maritzburg United. Josef Zinnbauer will be hoping for another solid performance this afternoon.
Take a look at the playing personnel Josef Zinnbauer has opted to field for today’s clash against ES Setif at the Orlando stadium
ORLANDO PIRATES XI:
Mpontshane, Hlatshwayo, Nyauza, Mako, Ndlovu, Mabaso, Makaringe, Motshwari, Pule, Mabasa, Hotto.
Subs: Sandilands, Jooste, Sesane, Dlamini, Monare, Mntambo, Mhango.
WE MUST WIN AT HOME – ZINNBAUER
“Setif will come at us with guns blazing as they are bottom and need the win more than us. However, the mood is high in the camp and we want to wrap up qualification at home.” Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer said.
“We have an advantage as we are playing at home and we have to take the game there from the onset. We have to focus on ourselves. We have set ourselves a target of winning all our home matches and this should be enough in terms of qualification.
“Setif is a big team, but we are eyeing the three points. It is important to win the group. Orlando Pirates want a good finish and winning against Setif is not up for question. We have been analysing Setif and we know them well.”
ORLANDO PIRATES VS ES SETIF: KICK-OFF TIME AND BROADCAST DETAILS
Action at the Orlando stadium between the Buccaneers and ES Setif gets underway at 15:00. The match will be televised live on SABC1 and SABC Sport’s Open View channel.